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Sala Baganza

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Sala Baganza
Comune di Sala Baganza
Rocca Sanvitale.
Rocca Sanvitale.
Coat of arms of Sala Baganza
Location of Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza is located in Italy
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza
Location of Sala Baganza in Italy
Sala Baganza is located in Emilia-Romagna
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza
Sala Baganza (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°43′N 10°14′E / 44.717°N 10.233°E / 44.717; 10.233
ProvinceParma (PR)
FrazioniCase Marconi, Casino de' Boschi, Castellaro, Limido, Maiatico, San Vitale Baganza, Talignano
 • MayorAldo Spina
 • Total30.76 km2 (11.88 sq mi)
176 m (577 ft)
 (31 December 2014[2])[3]
 • Total5,558
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0521
WebsiteOfficial website

Sala Baganza (Parmigiano: Säla) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 12 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Parma.

Sala Baganza borders the following municipalities: Calestano, Collecchio, Felino, Fornovo di Taro, Parma, Terenzo.

Some 5 km from town, on the road to Collecchio, is the Pieve di Talignano, a small 12th-century church in Romanesque style. Other sights include:

  • Rocca Sanvitale: Former castle/palace of the Sanvitale family, used later by the Duchal rulers of Parma as a hunting lodge and country palace
  • Casino dei Boschi, a large 18th-century countryside residence that, among the others, was used by Marie Louise, Duchess of Parma
  • Castello di San Vitale Baganza - in a hamlet south of Sala Baganza
  • San Vitale: 10th century church near the Castello di San Vitale mentioned above
  • Santi Stefano e Lorenzo: Church built 1582-1586, also by the Sanvitale.


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Data from Istat
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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